The Forbes Dragon Boat Club (DBC) offers annual membership to individuals wishing to participate in the sport in New South Wales.

Those wishing to regularly train and compete at local, national and international events must register with both the Forbes Dragon Boat Club and the state governing body DBNSW.

Membership Types

The following membership types are available for the 2018/19 season*:


DBNSW FeeForbes DBC  fee Total annual fee
Adult Membership (18 years of age and over) e.g. paddler, sweep, drummer, coach$120$55$175
Junior Membership (12 - 17 years of age at the time of registration) ) e.g. paddler, sweep, drummer, coach$60$20$80
Social Membership (12 years of age and over) non-participant e.g. officials, volunteers, family/friends$0$25$25

*2018/19 season membership valid between 1 July 2018 - 30 June 2019

A fee reduction may come into effect in March or April of each season as determined by DBNSW, this gernerally occurs after the National Championships have been held.

To register visit  Click on the link Register as a member and choose REGISTER.  

Membership Benefits

  • Sporting injury cover for paddling, sweeping and drumming
  • Access to local, state, national and international sanctioned regattas
  • Registration with national (AusDBF) and international body (IDBF)
  • Pathway to state and national representative level dragon boating
  • Access to Sweep Accreditation Scheme
  • Membership card and lanyard
  • Access to coaching, officiating and education courses
  • Professional indemnity and public liability insurance (EXCLUDING Family & Friends)
  • State & national body e-communication.

For more information on registrations just email with your query.